'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, May. 9 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, May. 9 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Trek$27,248,2621%3,849--$7,079$58,142,8681Paramount
2X-Men Origins: Wolverine$11,231,69035%4,1023$2,738$122,173,4022Fox
3Ghosts of Girlfriends Past$3,971,87225%3,1750$1,251$26,939,2122Warner Bros. / New Line
4Obsessed$2,710,30830%2,60288$1,042$54,432,9853Sony / Screen Gems
517 Again$1,792,02940%2,903-352$617$52,835,0524Warner Bros. / New Line
6The Soloist$1,566,03557%2,09057$749$22,460,0693Paramount / DreamWorks
7Next Day Air$1,507,7347%1,138--$1,325$2,918,7841Summit
8Monsters vs. Aliens$1,454,264115%2,185-441$666$185,651,4327Paramount / DreamWorks
9Hannah Montana: The Movie$1,016,31670%2,301-518$442$73,279,5325Disney
10Earth (2009)$966,90543%1,794-10$539$25,238,8613Disneynature